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  • 23rd ANNUAL RESEARCH & CREATIVE WORKS SYMPOSIUM

    CSUNPOSIUMA STUDENTSHOWCASE

    WINNERS' LIST

  • 1

    3-Minute Oral Presentation Session 1-4 WINNERS

    Session 1, Undergraduate Students

    FIRST PLACE Michela Pacifici Undergraduate, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Mentor: Peter Bishay Abstract Title: Wind Tunnel Testing of Two New Morphing Wing Designs

    SECOND PLACE Federico Prokopczuk Undergraduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Sattar Taheri Abstract Title: Investigating Intracellular Functions of Antimicrobial Peptides Using An Internal Gene Expression System

    Session 2, Graduate Students

    FIRST PLACE Anita Ebadi Graduate, Department of Linguistics Faculty Mentor: Christina Scholten Abstract Title: Native and Non-native Speakers' Perceptions of Gendered Language

    FIRST PLACE Taylor Doty Graduate, Department of Psychology Faculty Mentor: Dr. Stefanie Drew Abstract Title: Synesthesia and Creativity in Writing Tasks

    Session 3, Graduate Students

    FIRST PLACE Lluis Miquel Gonzalez Sola Graduate, Department of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation Management Faculty Mentor: Jimmy Xie Abstract Title: Key Factors That Can Make a Microstate an Attractive Destination for American Tourists: The Case of Andorra

    SECOND PLACE Andrea Lanter Graduate, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling Faculty Mentor: Shyrea Minton Abstract Title: Small Group Curriculum for Improving Mental Health in High-Achieving Student Populations

    Session 4, Undergraduate Students FIRST PLACE Harrison Handel Undergraduate, Department of Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance Faculty Mentor: Nanci Carr Abstract Title: Cash, Card or Chip? Human Microchipping in the Workplace and Beyond

    SECOND PLACE Angelica Leon Undergraduate, Department of Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance Faculty Mentor: Inga Chira Abstract Title: AN EXPLORATION OF TWO CAREER PATHS: INSURANCE AND ACCOUNTING

  • 2

    10-Minute Oral Presentation SESSION 1-23 WINNERS

    Session 1, Colleges of Arts, Media and Communication, Humanities and Social & Behavioral Science

    FIRST PLACE Alison Riley-Knight Graduate, Department of Linguistics Faculty Mentor: Laura Hirrel Abstract Title: Women can't be surgeons!

    SECOND PLACE Heather Anderson Graduate, Department of Sociology Faculty Mentor: Moshoula Capous-Desyllas Abstract Title: Incarcerated Heroes and Their Return Home: A phenomenological Study Into the Reentry Experience of Female Inmate Firefighters as They Transition out of Californias Conservation Camp Program

    Session 2, Colleges of Arts, Media and Communication, and Social and Behavioral Sciences

    FIRST PLACE Anastasia Crittenton Graduate, Department of Journalism Faculty Mentor: Stephanie Bluestein Abstract Title: Watch the Queen Conquer: Intersectionality and the Interrogation of Power in Teen Vogue Social Media Coverage

    SECOND PLACE Cassidy Butow Graduate, Department of Sociology Faculty Mentor: David Boyns Abstract Title: The Impact of Predatory Lending on the Homeless Population

    Session 3, Colleges of Health and Human Development, and Social and Behavioral Sciences

    FIRST PLACE Cklara Moradian Graduate, Department of Social Work Faculty Mentor: Susan M Love Abstract Title: Lip-Service or Tangible Change? Homeless Youth Act of 2018; An Intersectionality-Based Policy Analysis

    SECOND PLACE Richard Baker Graduate, Department of Social Work Faculty Mentor: Allen Lipscomb Abstract Title: Adultism in Latino Male Youth Experiences of School Discipline

    Session 4, Colleges of Engineering and Computer Science and Health and Human Development

    FIRST PLACE Kevin Vartanian, David Pucio and Arshak Amirbekyan Undergraduate, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Mentor: Peter Bishay Abstract Title: Development of a New Light-Weight Low-Cost Prosthetic Hand

    SECOND PLACE Matthew Brown Undergraduate, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Mentor: Christoph Schaal Abstract Title: Visualization and Experimental Investigation of the Scattering of High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Waves at Bone Tissue

  • 3

    Session 5, Colleges of Engineering and Computer Science, Science and Math and Social and Behavioral Sciences FIRST PLACE Diana Blanco Hernandez Undergraduate, Department of Physics and Astronomy Faculty Mentor: Luca Ricci Abstract Title: Imaging Substructures in Protoplanetary Disks with the ngVLA

    SECOND PLACE Jennifer Portillo Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty Mentor: Ravinder Abrol Abstract Title: Understanding G Protein Selectivity of Dopamine Receptors

    Using Computational Methods

    Session 6, College of Science and Math FIRST PLACE Benjamin Chubak Graduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Mark Steele Abstract Title: Evaluating the Importance of Reef-Based Resources for Reproduction in a Temperate Reef Fish

    SECOND PLACE Cameron Geller Graduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Jonathan Kelber Abstract Title: eIF5A1/2 Activity as a Regulator of SLC3A2-Dependent Heterogeneity and Metastasis in Breast Cancer

    Session 7, College of Science and Math FIRST PLACE Kristine Romich Graduate, Department of Physics and Astronomy Faculty Mentor: Ana Cristina Cadavid Abstract Title: Intensity Fluctuations in Coronal Holes, Boundaries, and Adjacent Quiet-Sun Regions

    SECOND PLACE Michael Barton Graduate, Department of Physics and Astronomy Faculty Mentor: Tyler Luchko Abstract Title: Calculating the Electrostatic Contribution of Tubulin Isotypes to the Stability of Microtubule Structures SECOND PLACE Yoel Lencina Wendt Graduate, Department of Physics and Astronomy Faculty Mentor: Miroslav Peric Abstract Title: An EPR study of Paramagnetic Ionic Liquids

    Session 8, College of Science and Math

    FIRST PLACE Shehrazad Belas and Esther Navarro Undergraduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Cheryl Van Buskirk Abstract Title: NPR-1 Overrides Stress Induced Sleep in Caenorhabditis Elegans Cells

    SECOND PLACE Janine Cisneros Desir and Marlon Johnson Undergraduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Cheryl Van Buskirk Abstract Title: csn18, The Characterization of a Novel Sleep Gene

  • 4

    SECOND PLACE Jessica Yamauchi Undergraduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Robert Espinoza Abstract Title: How Goes Ontogeny Affect Changes in the Gut Microbiome of the American Bullfrog

    Session 9, College of Science and Math

    FIRST PLACE Emma Collosi Graduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Jeanne Robertson Abstract Title: Evolutionary Conflict and Cryptic Coloration in Field Crickets

    SECOND PLACE Rachel Larson Graduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Tim Karels Abstract Title: Urbanization and its Effects on Resource Use in Coyotes in Southern California

    Session 10, Colleges of Arts, Media and Communication, Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences

    FIRST PLACE Bryant Martinez Undergraduate, Department of English Faculty Mentor: Heidi Schumacher Abstract Title: YA in Today's Classrooms

    SECOND PLACE Danielle Snali Undergraduate, Department of Religious Studies Faculty Mentor: Heidi Schumacher Abstract Title: Power, Marriage, and Authority: A Historical Analysis of Paul of Tarsus View on Women in First-Century Mediterranean Society

    Session 11, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

    FIRST PLACE Robert Montgomery Graduate, Department of Psychology Faculty Mentor: Abraham Rutchick Abstract Title: Folk Theories of Smartphones: Implications of Relationships with Personal Mobile Technology

    SECOND PLACE Mineh Sahakian Graduate, Department of Psychology Faculty Mentor: Elise Fenn Abstract Title: Examining Interviewerss Credibility Detection based on Displayed Level of Empathy

    Session 12, College of Engineering and Computer Science

    FIRST PLACE Lakin Welch and Brice Ruder Undergraduate, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Mentor: Peter Bishay Abstract Title: Matamorph 1: A New Experimental UAV With Span-Morphing Wing and Camber-Morphing Tail

  • 5

    Session 13, College of Engineering and Computer Science FIRST PLACE David Sanford Graduate, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Mentor: Christoph Schaal Abstract Title: Obstructed High Intensity Focused Ultrasound: Hydrophone and Thermocouple Measurements of Developed Focal Regions

    Session 14, Colleges of Arts, Media and Communication, and Humanities FIRST PLACE Thaddeus Nagey Graduate, Department of Theatre Faculty Mentor: Ah-Jeong Kim Abstract Title: Straw Buried Fields, Forever: Theatre for Social Change

    Session 15, Colleges of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences FIRST PLACE Lyrianne Gonzalez Undergraduate, Department of Chicano/a Studies Faculty Mentor: Melisa Galvan Abstract Title: Children of Braceros: Familial Ties, Education, and Political Activism, 1942-2018 Session 16, Colleges of Arts, Media and Communications, Business and Economics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences FIRST PLACE Daniel Saravia, Natasha Feldman and Matthew Leitao Undergraduate, Department of PsychologyFaculty Mentor: Bradley McAuliff Abstract Title: Out of the Mouths of Babes: The Effect of Refreshed Recollections on Children's Reports During Interviews

    Session 17, College of Humanities FIRST PLACE Maseri Kisa Schultz Graduate, Department of English Faculty Mentor: Jackie Stallcup Abstract Title: The Little Dragonologist: Getting Lost in Childrens Fiction

  • 6

    Session 18, College of Science and MathFIRST PLACE Erik Hearn Graduate, Department of Biology Faculty Mentor: Gilberto Flores Abstract Title: Bile Salt Stress Response by Human Symbiont Akkermansia Muciniphila

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